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HP Probook 4525S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 235 reviews of HP Probook 4525S. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and portability. The usability and performance are also appreciated. The battery and reliability get mixed comments. Many are less positive about the touchpad.

price, performance, usability, portability, screen

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Probook 4525S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Probook 4525S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP Probook 4525S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The image quality is also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the portability.

size, image quality, screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP 4525s P560 15.6 Laptop (AMD Turion II mobile processor P560 / 2.5 GHz ( Dual-Core ) 3 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, Webcam, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional HP 4525s P560 15.6 Laptop (AMD Turion II mobile processor P560 / 2.5 GHz ( Dual-Core ) 3 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD, Webcam, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Probook 4525S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of HP Probook 4525S from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the durability and screen. The usability and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the battery. There are mixed views on the touchpad and reliability.

performance, price, usability, screen, durability

battery

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP XT963UT ProBook 4525s 15.6" Notebook (1.7 GHz AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile Processor P940, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LiHP XT963UT ProBook 4525s 15.6" Notebook (1.7 GHz AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile Processor P940, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Li

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

HP ProBook 4525s-XT950UT Review

 

HP ProBook 4525s-XT950UT review by ConsumerSearch. Pros and cons on this HP Cheap Laptop with user reviews and ratings.

Good features for the price

May, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (techradar.com)

HP ProBook 4525s review

 

A feature-packed laptop let down by the terrible usability of its touchpad

Decent battery life ; Good performance ; Connectivity

Spongy keyboard ; Awful touchpad

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Ian McGurren (tracyandmatt.co.uk)

HP ProBook 4525 & HP 620 Laptops Review

 

There are more laptops sold these days than desktop PCs, and with fair reason - they offer the average user all they could want without the ugly beige box and monitor taking up all that space. They're sleek and powerful, widescreen and...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: BH� (circuitcity.com)

Good Deal. . .

 

Nice Notebook. Works good.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: jt¿½ (circuitcity.com)

worst warrenty

 

hard drive went out over 2 weeks ago, HP is not repairing it. So much for 1 year on parts & labor

May, 2011

Consumer review by: steve3513� (circuitcity.com)

Very nice business laptop

 

Laptop was easy to set up on our network and performs very well. The 7200rpm hard drive is a bonus, as well as the built in Bluetooth and full keyboard with 10 key. At the price paid, this machine is a no-brainer.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Uni¿ (circuitcity.com)

Good laptop

 

Pros: good price, good looking laptop, upgradable to 64-bit for free, RAM memory is cheap so with 4 gig of RAM it is good on speedCons: Everyone has complained about this one.. but the mouse pad thingie is really retarded.. it is slightly to the left.....

May, 2011

Consumer review by: shy-hen¿½ (circuitcity.com)

HP ProBook 4525s

 

It's a good computer for the price just a little slow but you can upgrade the speed easily.Definitely would recomend this computer.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: oddknocker� (circuitcity.com)

touchpad bites

 

You will love the computer, but you will HATE the touchpad. It has integrated buttons and due to the number pad it sits off center to the PC, but centered under the keyboard. If you've had a laptop with a touchpad before, this will take some getting...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: sammy½ (circuitcity.com)

Great price Great product

 

I paid $429 for mine bought 8 gigs of ram, called HP and ask for the restore disk wich comes with 64 bit and 32 bit. Up graded mine to 64 bit.I also bought the CA pkg with anti virus and tune up. Utube will show you how to install the ram ( not hard...

May, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio:High Definition Audio support; Integrated stereo speakers; Integrated digital microphone; Stereo headphone/line out; Stereo microphone in
Audio included:High Definition Audio support; Integrated stereo speakers; Integrated digital microphone; Stereo headphone/line out; Stereo microphone in
Audio system:HD / HD Audio / Premium Sound
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2

Battery

Battery Capacity:47
Battery capacity (Watt hours):47
Battery life (max):3.3 / 3.5 / 4 / 6
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6 / 9

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2

Certificates

Energy Star certified: / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Grey / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product type:Notebook

Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:320 GB 7200 rpm SATA II / 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA II

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4250 / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 530v / AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5470 / AMD Radeon HD 5470 / No
On-board graphics adapter model: No

Hard Drive

Hard disk drive type:320 GB 7200 rpm SATA II / 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA II

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard type:Full-sized / Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with drain and separate numeric keypad
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade:8

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / Premium Sound
Battery Type:6-cell (47 WHr) Li-Ion
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.6 x 9.83 x 1.09
Display: / LCD
Energy efficiency compliance:
Expansion Slots:1 Express Card/34; 1 Media Card Reader
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Hard drive controller type:SATA II (5400 rpm)\nSATA II (7200 rpm)
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Manageability features:HP 3D DriveGuard
Maximum hard drive capacity:500
Minimum hard disk space:250
Modem Type:56K v.92 modem / N / Optional 56K v.92 modem
Power Requirements:100 - 240V AC / External 65W HP AC Adapter; HP Fast Charge
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Warranty:1
Wireless Technology:Broadcom 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:3 USB 2.0; 1 eSATA/USB combo; 1 external VGA monitor; 1 HDMI; 1 stereo headphone/line-out; 1 stereo microphone in; 1 AC power; 1 RJ-45; 1 RJ-11 (select models)
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65 / 90

Processor

Chipset:AMD M880G / AMD RS880G / AMD RS880M
Motherboard chipset:AMD M880G / AMD RS880G / AMD RS880M
Processor:P340 / P360 / P520 / P540 / P560 / P650 / P820 / P860 / P940 / P960
Processor boost frequency:1.8
Processor cache:1 / 1.5 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:3 / 4
Processor family:AMD Athlon II / AMD Athlon II Dual-Core / AMD Phenom II / AMD Turion Dual Core / AMD Turion II Dual Core
Processor frequency:1.7 / 1.8 / 2 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor model:P340 / P360 / P520 / P540 / P560 / P650 / P820 / P860 / P940 / P960

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Security management:HP ProtectTools Security Manager; Face Recognition for HP ProtectTools; One Step Login; Enhanced Pre-Boot Security; HP SpareKey; HP Disk Sanitizer; Setup Password; Kensington Lock Slot; Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools
Security management description:HP ProtectTools Security Manager; Face Recognition for HP ProtectTools; One Step Login; Enhanced Pre-Boot Security; HP SpareKey; HP Disk Sanitizer; Setup Password; Kensington Lock Slot; Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools

Software

Bundled software:HP Recovery Manager (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)\nHP Support Assistant (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)\nHP ProtectTools Security Manager\nHP Face Recognition\nПО HP QuickLaunch Buttons\nHP QuickLook 3\nHP QuickWeb\nHP Connection Manager 3.1\nHP Wireless Assistant\nHP Power Assistant\nHP DayStarter / Microsoft Office 2010 Office Starter / Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Starter
Trial software:McAfee Total Protection, Norton Online Backup, WinZip 14.5 / Microsoft Office Professional 2007,\nCorel Home Office / WinZip 14.5, McAfee Total Protection, Corel Home Office, Norton Online Backup

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 640
Hard Drive Interface:SATA II / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500 / 640

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.84
Depth (imperial):9.83
Height:1.09
Height (front):1.09
Height (imperial):1.09
Weight:5.27
Width:14.6
Width (imperial):14.6